Nicolas Otamendi

Born: February 12, 1988 (age 28)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Position: Centre-back
Nicolas Otamendi of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Career History
Senior2010-2014Porto
→ 2014Atletico Mineiro (loan)
2014-2015Valencia
2015-Manchester City
International2009-Argentina
Sports Mole has 229 articles about Nicolas Otamendi. Articles 1 to 40:
Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester City on May 1, 2016
Result: Sadio Mane hits treble in Southampton win
Southampton keep their Europa League hopes alive with a 4-2 win over an understrength Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
May 1, 18:23
Manchester City's David Silva clears the ball against Dynamo Kiev on March 15, 2016
Team News: David Silva returns to Manchester City's first XI for Stoke City match
David Silva starts for Manchester City against Stoke City after missing the last two games with an ankle injury.
Apr 23, 11:53
Vincent Kompany directs his troops during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester City on March 12, 2016
Team News: Vincent Kompany returns to Man City XI for clash against Newcastle United
Vincent Kompany returns to Manchester City's starting lineup for their Premier League match against Newcastle United.
Apr 19, 18:50
City players celebrate Sergio Aguero's opener during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Result: Sergio Aguero hat-trick at Stamford Bridge lifts Manchester City up to third
Manchester City climb up to third place in the Premier League table with a straightforward 3-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 16, 19:21
John Terry enjoys some inter-game fun with a shocked Gary Cahill during the Premier League game between Chelsea and West Ham United on March 19, 2016
Team News: Gary Cahill back for Chelsea, Kevin De Bruyne in for Man City
Gary Cahill returns to the Chelsea starting XI as they welcome Manchester City to the Bridge.
Apr 16, 16:35
City players celebrate Sergio Aguero's opener during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Chelsea 0-3 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Manchester City's 3-0 win over Chelsea, as the Citizens moved up to third place in the Premier League.
Apr 16, 16:30
Manchester City players in training on April 11, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain at the Etihad.
Apr 11, 21:39
Vincent Kompany directs his troops during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester City on March 12, 2016
Vincent Kompany ruled out of Paris Saint-Germain clash
Vincent Kompany is ruled out of Manchester City's Champions League decider with PSG.
Apr 11, 13:14
Vincent Kompany directs his troops during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester City on March 12, 2016
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany, David Silva train ahead of PSG showdown
Vincent Kompany and David Silva train with Manchester City ahead of Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final showdown against Paris Saint-Germain.
Apr 11, 11:25
A broody Kevin de Bruyne celebrates with Sergio Aguero during the game between Man City and Crystal Palace on January 16, 2016
Team News: Kevin De Bruyne returns for Manchester City
Kevin De Bruyne returns to the Manchester City lineup for the trip to Bournemouth.
Apr 2, 14:06
General View of a corner flag and the stadium prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on February 7, 2015
Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's derby between Manchester United and Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 18, 18:55
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City looks depsondent during the Barclays Premier League match against Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on January 18, 2015
Manuel Pellegrini confirms Vincent Kompany calf injury
Manuel Pellegrini confirms that skipper Vincent Kompany suffered a calf injury in the 0-0 draw at home to Dynamo Kiev.
Mar 15, 22:08
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany vies with Dynamo Kiev's Oleg Gusev on March 15, 2016
Result: Manchester City seal their first ever quarter-final spot in the Champions League
Manchester City seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in their history following a stalemate against Dynamo Kiev.
Mar 15, 21:40
Sergio Aguero takes a seat during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Manchester City on March 12, 2016
Result: Norwich City hold Manchester City to draw at Carrow Road
Manchester City's title hopes suffer a blow as they are held to a goalless draw by Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Mar 12, 14:37
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during the Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 21, 2014
Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero back in Argentina squad
Argentina boss Gerardo Martino recalls Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero into his squad for this month's 2018 World Cup qualifiers, but there is no room for Carlos Tevez.
Mar 8, 16:33
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League on February 24, 2016
Result: Manchester City put one foot in Champions League quarter-finals
Manchester City open up a 3-1 first-leg lead over Dynamo Kiev to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Feb 24, 21:38
Sergio Aguero celebrates finding the winner during the game between Watford and Man City on January 2, 2016
Team News: Manchester City's star names return to lineup for Dynamo Kiev clash
Manchester City's star names return to the starting lineup for their Champions League last-16 clash against Dynamo Kiev.
Feb 24, 18:50
Robert Huth celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 6, 2016
Result: Leicester City extend lead at summit with remarkable win at Manchester City
Robert Huth scores twice as Leicester City extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to six points by thrashing their nearest rivals Manchester City 3-1.
Feb 6, 14:38
Sam Allardyce orders his half-time refreshments during the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester City on February 2, 2016
Sunderland's Sam Allardyce: 'Foreign players make a big fuss out of incidents'
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce says that foreign players make a "big fuss" in comparison to their British counterparts when it comes to match incidents.
Feb 2, 22:36
Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's second goal against West Ham United and Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground on January 23, 2016
Result: Sergio Aguero brace sees Manchester City draw at West Ham United
West Ham United and Manchester City share the points in a 2-2 draw in Saturday evening's Premier League clash at the Boleyn Ground.
Jan 23, 19:27
Sergio Aguero celebrates finding the winner during the game between Watford and Man City on January 2, 2016
Team News: Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling start for Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini rests key players but hands starts to Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling in his Manchester City side for the FA Cup game at Norwich City.
Jan 9, 14:13
Fernandinho of Manchester City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Norwich City at Etihad Stadium on October 31, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's all-Premier League FA Cup third-round clash between Norwich City and Manchester City at Carrow Road.
Jan 7, 21:34
Romelu Lukaku scores Everton's second during the League Cup semi-final first leg against Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 6, 2016
Result: Romelu Lukaku hands Everton first-leg lead against Manchester City
Romelu Lukaku's winner hands Everton a 2-1 victory over Man City in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final to give them a slender advantage at the halfway stage.
Jan 6, 21:55
Sergio Aguero celebrates finding the winner during the game between Watford and Man City on January 2, 2016
Result: Manchester City rescue late win over Watford
Manchester City score twice in the final 10 minutes to come from behind and beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road to close the gap on leaders Arsenal.
Jan 2, 19:23
Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores hugs Odion Ighalo after the 3-0 win over Liverpool on December 20, 2015
Preview: Watford vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Watford and Manchester City at Vicarage Road.
Dec 31, 15:58
Alexksandar Kolarov and Jamie Vardy in action during the game between Leicester City and Manchester City on December 29, 2015
Result: Leicester City, Manchester City play out stalemate
Leicester City miss the chance to return to the top of the Premier League table after drawing 0-0 with Manchester City at the King Power Stadium.
Dec 29, 21:34
Jamie Vardy and Nicolas Otamendi in action during the game between Leicester City and Manchester City on December 29, 2015
Half-Time Report: Leicester City, Manchester City goalless at break
Leicester City and Manchester City play out a goalless first half of football in their Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium.
Dec 29, 20:32
Manchester City's English midfielder Raheem Sterling (C) celebrates scoring his second and City's third goal to take the lead 3-2 during the UEFA Champions League Group D football match between Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach at the Etihad S
Result: Manchester City late show sees them win Group D
Manchester City win Champions League Group D after scoring three times in the last 12 minutes to come from behind and beat Borussia Monchengladbach 4-2 at the Etihad.
Dec 8, 21:36
Moenchengladbach's German midfielder Julian Korb (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal to equalise at 1-1 during the UEFA Champions League Group D football match between Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach at the Etihad Stadium in Manches
Half-Time Report: Borussia Monchengladbach come from behind to lead Manchester City
Borussia Monchengladbach come from a goal down to lead Manchester City 2-1 at half time of the final Champions League Group D match at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 8, 20:34
Retired Liverpool football club player Jamie Carragher arrives for a memorial service to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster at Anfield Stadium on April 15, 2014
Jamie Carragher blasts Manchester City defenders
Jamie Carragher criticises Manchester City's defenders for their displays this season following the club's 2-0 defeat against Stoke City.
Dec 8, 01:31
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on December 5, 2015
Result: Manchester City stunned by Marko Arnautovic brace
Marko Arnautovic scores two early goals as Stoke City beat Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Dec 5, 14:38
Marko Arnautovic (2nd L) of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on December 5, 2015
Half-Time Report: Marko Arnautovic at the double for rampant Stoke City
Marko Arnautovic runs riot in the early stages as Stoke City build a 2-0 lead against Manchester City.
Dec 5, 13:34
Manchester City's French defender Bacary Sagna (2nd R) gestures after team-mate French defender Eliaquim Mangala (not pictured) scored an own goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Liverpool at The Etihad stadium
Preview: Manchester City vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews events at Eastlands as both Manchester City and Southampton bid to bounce back from disappointing defeats last time out.
Nov 27, 20:59
Juventus' forward from Croatia Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Result: Juventus qualify with win over Manchester City
Juventus move ahead of Manchester City at the top of Group D with a 1-0 victory in Turin, sealing their place in the last 16 in the process.
Nov 25, 21:35
Juventus' forward from Croatia Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Half-Time Report: Manchester City trail Juventus at interval
Mario Mandzukic's volley gives Juventus a 1-0 lead over Manchester City at half time in their Champions League tie.
Nov 25, 20:31
Fernandinho of Manchester City during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Manchester City and Juventus at the Etihad Stadium on September 15, 2015
Team News: Nicolas Otamendi, Fernandinho back for Manchester City
Nicolas Otamendi and Fernandinho return to the Manchester City side as they travel to Juventus in the Champions League.
Nov 25, 18:54
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 best players from the 13th round of 2015-16 Premier League encounters.
Nov 24, 10:10
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: The Sam Matterface column
Manchester City's Manuel Pellegrini and Yaya Toure are Sam Matterface's main focus of attention in his latest Sports Mole column.
Nov 23, 14:41
Vincent Kompany of Manchester City during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns on August 10, 2015
Frank Lampard: 'Manchester City missed Vincent Kompany in Liverpool defeat'
Frank Lampard believes that the absence of Vincent Kompany played a huge part in Manchester City's 4-1 defeat to Livepool at the Etihad Stadium.
Nov 22, 10:00
Nicolas Otamendi of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Nuno: 'Nicolas Otamendi is a big miss'
Valencia boss Nuno concedes that losing Argentine centre-back Nicolas Otamendi to Manchester City in the summer transfer window was a big blow for the Spanish club.
Nov 15, 12:52
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516